Tips and Advice – Food and Entertainment

Unique Favors, Gifts, and More!

posted by Alex Hamilton

This post is brought to you by CJ Affiliate’s VIP Content Service. While this was a sponsored opportunity from GODIVA, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. Today we are talking wedding favors and gifts – but not just any favors and gifts; we are talking about something that your guests won’t leave [read more…]

10 Unique & Fun Wedding Entertainment Ideas

posted by Alex Hamilton

Anyone who is in the throes of wedding planning will tell you that they are looking to make their big day stand out! No one wants a cookie cutter wedding that looks just like everyone else’s! We are all familiar with photo booths and surprise choreographed wedding party dances, but if you are searching for [read more…]

9 Unique Wedding Desserts (That Aren’t a Traditional Cake!)

posted by Alex Hamilton

It is a common misconception that wedding cake is inherently bad. We are here to tell you that that just isn’t true at all. If you are a believer, then you just haven’t had any of the fantastic creations from our DC area cake and dessert vendors! Sometimes though, a traditional cake just isn’t for [read more…]

Wedding Reception Food Trends

posted by Alex Hamilton

As promised, we are back with some awesome tips and trends with Purple Onion Catering‘s Joanie Rylander! We are super excited to share some of the hottest new ideas for your DC area wedding reception. Since food is obviously very important to a majority of our brides and grooms, we wanted to find out what [read more…]

Wedding Cocktail Hour Trends

posted by Alex Hamilton

We are constantly asking brides and grooms about the most important aspects of their wedding day and what they “couldn’t live without.” We tend to get tons of varied answers except for one; we almost always hear that the food on their day was super important to them. Of course they want their guests to enjoy themselves and [read more…]

Creative Signature Cocktail Inspiration

posted by Alex Hamilton

We all know that cocktails can be a fun part of any wedding celebration, but where do you start when choosing your signature drink? There are tons of different options for the customization of wedding cocktails, and many couples choose to incorporate their likes, dislikes, background, culture, and wedding theme. We love all of the creative options that our [read more…]

How To Host A Bridal Shower Brunch for $50 or Under

posted by kate

Good morning Washington DC area wedding lovers! Are you reading this as a maid of honor or a bridesmaid? Are you wondering how on earth you’re going to host a bridal brunch for your BFF in honor of her big wedding day? Maybe you’ve called around to a few restaurants in the Washington DC area [read more…]

5 Things to Know About Hiring String Musicians for Your Wedding

posted by julianne

There are a few classic things that set the tone for any wedding in the Washington DC area and make it memorable. One of those special and iconic memory creators is a beautiful sounding and well-placed ensemble of string musicians setting just the right tone at your wedding ceremony and maybe at your cocktail hour before the band or [read more…]

DIY Fall Themed Trail Mix Bar

posted by kate

Hello Washington DC area wedding darlings and happy fall to you! Fall is such a special time here in the DC area with the leaves turning and the weather turning chilly. The autumn months are also bursting with wedding ideas and inspiration from the rich and moody flowers to the pumpkins to anything that makes you [read more…]

DIY Edible Cherry Blossoms

posted by julianne

It’s cherry blossom season here in Washington DC, so you know we just had to whip something up in the kitchen for another installment in our DIY wedding dessert series. The cherry blossom trees are starting bloom and the word is that this weekend will be the peak bloom. If you haven’t been down to [read more…]

Saving Your Top Wedding Cake Tier

posted by julianne

The sweet tradition of celebrating your first wedding anniversary by eating the top wedding cake tier could turn sour, but there are a few tips that can help you do it successfully! One of the oldest wedding traditions, savoring the cake once again brings back memories of your big day and a blissful first year [read more…]

Best Questions to Ask Your Wedding Cake Baker

posted by julianne

From butter cream and fondant to cake flavors and fillings, there is a ton to know when it comes to your Washington DC area wedding day confections. To ensure you get the cake (or desserts!) of your dreams, it’s important to know the must-ask questions before your consultation with your baker. But where do you [read more…]

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